English

Detailed Synonyms for point in English

point:

to point verb (points, pointed, pointing)

  1. to point
    draw attention to; to point out; to indicate; to point; to signal; to show
    • point out verb (points out, pointed out, pointing out)
    • indicate verb (indicates, indicated, indicating)
    • point verb (points, pointed, pointing)
    • signal verb (signals, signalled, signalling)
    • show verb (shows, showed, showing)
  2. to point
    to point
    • point verb (points, pointed, pointing)
  3. to point
    to indicate; to point out; to define; to pinpoint; to point to; to show; to point
    • indicate verb (indicates, indicated, indicating)
    • point out verb (points out, pointed out, pointing out)
    • define verb (defines, defined, defining)
    • pinpoint verb (pinpoints, pinpointed, pinpointing)
    • point to verb (points to, pointed out, pointing out)
    • show verb (shows, showed, showing)
    • point verb (points, pointed, pointing)
  4. to point
    to indicate; to point; to show
    • indicate verb (indicates, indicated, indicating)
    • point verb (points, pointed, pointing)
    • show verb (shows, showed, showing)
  5. to point
    – repair the joints of bricks 1
    to point; repoint
    – repair the joints of bricks 1
    • point verb (points, pointed, pointing)
      • point a chimney1
    • repoint verb
  6. to point
    – give a point to 1
    to point; to sharpen; to taper
    – give a point to 1
    • point verb (points, pointed, pointing)
    • sharpen verb (sharpens, sharpened, sharpening)
    • taper verb (tapers, tapered, tapering)
      • The candles are tapered1
  7. to point
    – be a signal for or a symptom of 1
    to indicate; to point; to signal; bespeak; betoken
    – be a signal for or a symptom of 1
    • indicate verb (indicates, indicated, indicating)
      • These symptoms indicate a serious illness1
    • point verb (points, pointed, pointing)
      • Her behavior points to a severe neurosis1
    • signal verb (signals, signalled, signalling)
      • The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued1
    • bespeak verb
    • betoken verb
  8. to point
    – indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively 1
    to show; to indicate; to point; designate
    – indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively 1
    • show verb (shows, showed, showing)
      • I showed the customer the glove section1
    • indicate verb (indicates, indicated, indicating)
      • he indicated his opponents1
    • point verb (points, pointed, pointing)
      • He pointed to the empty parking space1
    • designate verb
  9. to point
    – indicate the presence of (game) by standing and pointing with the muzzle 1
    to point
    – indicate the presence of (game) by standing and pointing with the muzzle 1
    • point verb (points, pointed, pointing)
      • the dog pointed the dead duck1
  10. to point
    – intend (something) to move towards a certain goal 1
    to aim; target; to place; to point; to direct
    – intend (something) to move towards a certain goal 1
    • aim verb (aims, aimed, aiming)
      • He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face1
    • target verb
    • place verb (places, placed, placing)
    • point verb (points, pointed, pointing)
    • direct verb (directs, directed, directing)
      • criticism directed at her superior1
      • direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself1
  11. to point
    – direct into a position for use 1
    to charge; to level; to point
    – direct into a position for use 1
    • charge verb (charges, charged, charging)
      • He charged his weapon at me1
    • level verb (levels, levelled, levelling)
    • point verb (points, pointed, pointing)
      • point a gun1
  12. to point
    – be positionable in a specified manner 1
    to point
    – be positionable in a specified manner 1
    • point verb (points, pointed, pointing)
      • The gun points with ease1
  13. to point
    – mark (a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes 1
    to point
    – mark (a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes 1
    • point verb (points, pointed, pointing)
  14. to point
    – mark with diacritics 1
    to point
    – mark with diacritics 1
    • point verb (points, pointed, pointing)
      • point the letter1
  15. to point
    – mark (Hebrew words) with diacritics 1
    to point
    – mark (Hebrew words) with diacritics 1
    • point verb (points, pointed, pointing)
  16. to point
    – sail close to the wind 1
    to point; luff
    – sail close to the wind 1
    • point verb (points, pointed, pointing)
    • luff verb
  17. to point
    – be oriented 1
    to point; orient
    – be oriented 1
    • point verb (points, pointed, pointing)
      • The weather vane points North1
      • the dancers toes pointed outward1
    • orient verb
  18. to point
    – To move a pointer (for example, an arrow) to a particular position on the screen, by using a pointing device such as a mouse or pen. 2
    to point
    – To move a pointer (for example, an arrow) to a particular position on the screen, by using a pointing device such as a mouse or pen. 2
    • point verb (points, pointed, pointing)

Conjugations for point:

present
  1. point
  2. point
  3. points
  4. point
  5. point
  6. point
simple past
  1. pointed
  2. pointed
  3. pointed
  4. pointed
  5. pointed
  6. pointed
present perfect
  1. have pointed
  2. have pointed
  3. has pointed
  4. have pointed
  5. have pointed
  6. have pointed
past continuous
  1. was pointing
  2. were pointing
  3. was pointing
  4. were pointing
  5. were pointing
  6. were pointing
future
  1. shall point
  2. will point
  3. will point
  4. shall point
  5. will point
  6. will point
continuous present
  1. am pointing
  2. are pointing
  3. is pointing
  4. are pointing
  5. are pointing
  6. are pointing
subjunctive
  1. be pointed
  2. be pointed
  3. be pointed
  4. be pointed
  5. be pointed
  6. be pointed
diverse
  1. point!
  2. let's point!
  3. pointed
  4. pointing
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

point [the ~] noun

  1. the point
    – a contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs 1
    the point; the distributor point; the breaker point
    – a contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs 1
  2. the point
    – sharp end 1
    the point
    – sharp end 1
    • point [the ~] noun
      • he stuck the point of the knife into a tree1
      • he broke the point of his pencil1
  3. the point
    – a wall socket 1
    the point; the power point
    – a wall socket 1
  4. the point
    – the gun muzzle's direction 1
    the point; the gunpoint
    – the gun muzzle's direction 1
    • point [the ~] noun
      • he held me up at the point of a gun1
    • gunpoint [the ~] noun
  5. the point
    – an outstanding characteristic 1
    the spot; the point
    – an outstanding characteristic 1
    • spot [the ~] noun
    • point [the ~] noun
      • his acting was one of the high points of the movie1
  6. the point
    – a distinguishing or individuating characteristic 1
    the point
    – a distinguishing or individuating characteristic 1
    • point [the ~] noun
      • he knows my bad points as well as my good points1
  7. the point
    – the property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip 1
    the point; the pointedness
    – the property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip 1
  8. the point
    – an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole 1
    the point; the item; the detail
    – an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole 1
    • point [the ~] noun
      • a point of information1
    • item [the ~] noun
    • detail [the ~] noun
      • several of the details are similar1
  9. the point
    – a geometric element that has position but no extension 1
    the point
    – a geometric element that has position but no extension 1
    • point [the ~] noun
      • a point is defined by its coordinates1
  10. the point
    – the object of an activity 1
    the point
    – the object of an activity 1
    • point [the ~] noun
      • what is the point of discussing it?1
  11. the point
    – a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list 1
    the point; the item
    – a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list 1
    • point [the ~] noun
      • the main point on the agenda was taken up first1
    • item [the ~] noun
      • he noticed an item in the New York Times1
      • she had several items on her shopping list1
  12. the point
    – a brief version of the essential meaning of something 1
    the point
    – a brief version of the essential meaning of something 1
    • point [the ~] noun
      • get to the point1
      • he missed the point of the joke1
      • life has lost its point1
  13. the point
    – the dot at the left of a decimal fraction 1
    the point; the decimal point; the percentage point
    – the dot at the left of a decimal fraction 1
  14. the point
    – a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer 1
    the head; the point
    – a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer 1
    • head [the ~] noun
    • point [the ~] noun
      • the point of the arrow was due north1
  15. the point
    – a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations 1
    the point; the period; the stop; the full point; the full stop
    – a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations 1
    • point [the ~] noun
    • period [the ~] noun
      • in England they call a period a stop1
    • stop [the ~] noun
      • in England they call a period a stop1
    • full point [the ~] noun
    • full stop [the ~] noun
  16. the point
    – the precise location of something; a spatially limited location 1
    the point
    – the precise location of something; a spatially limited location 1
    • point [the ~] noun
      • she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street1
  17. the point
    – a promontory extending out into a large body of water 1
    the point
    – a promontory extending out into a large body of water 1
    • point [the ~] noun
      • they sailed south around the point1
  18. the point
    – one percent of the total principal of a loan; it is paid at the time the loan is made and is independent of the interest on the loan 1
    the point
    – one percent of the total principal of a loan; it is paid at the time the loan is made and is independent of the interest on the loan 1
  19. the point
    – the unit of counting in scoring a game or contest 1
    the point
    – the unit of counting in scoring a game or contest 1
    • point [the ~] noun
      • he scored 20 points in the first half1
      • a touchdown counts 6 points1
  20. the point
    – a linear unit used to measure the size of type; approximately 1/72 inch 1
    the point
    – a linear unit used to measure the size of type; approximately 1/72 inch 1
  21. the point
    – a style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effect 1
    the point
    – a style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effect 1
  22. the point
    – any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass 1
    the point; the compass point
    – any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass 1
  23. the point
    – a V shape 1
    the point; the peak; the tip
    – a V shape 1
    • point [the ~] noun
      • the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points1
    • peak [the ~] noun
    • tip [the ~] noun
  24. the point
    – a very small circular shape 1
    the point; the dot
    – a very small circular shape 1
    • point [the ~] noun
      • a row of points1
    • dot [the ~] noun
      • draw lines between the dots1
  25. the point
    – a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process 1
    the stage; the level; the degree; the point
    – a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process 1
    • stage [the ~] noun
      • at what stage are the social sciences?1
    • level [the ~] noun
    • degree [the ~] noun
      • a remarkable degree of frankness1
    • point [the ~] noun
  26. the point
    – an instant of time 1
    the point; the point in time
    – an instant of time 1
  27. the point
    – A unit of measure referring to the height of a printed character. A point equals 1/72 of an inch, or approximately 1/28 of a centimeter. 2
    the point
    – A unit of measure referring to the height of a printed character. A point equals 1/72 of an inch, or approximately 1/28 of a centimeter. 2
  28. the point
    – A value that is used in Microsoft Points to enable efficient micropayments and prepaid purchase for cash based consumers (including kids/teens, as well as emerging and developing markets) and provide a mechanism to directly reward loyal customers. 2
    the point; the p
    – A value that is used in Microsoft Points to enable efficient micropayments and prepaid purchase for cash based consumers (including kids/teens, as well as emerging and developing markets) and provide a mechanism to directly reward loyal customers. 2
    • point [the ~] noun
    • p [the ~] noun

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Related Definitions for "point":

  1. a contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs1
  2. sharp end1
    • he stuck the point of the knife into a tree1
    • he broke the point of his pencil1
  3. a wall socket1
  4. the gun muzzle's direction1
    • he held me up at the point of a gun1
  5. an outstanding characteristic1
    • his acting was one of the high points of the movie1
  6. a distinguishing or individuating characteristic1
    • he knows my bad points as well as my good points1
  7. the property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip1
  8. an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole1
    • a point of information1
  9. a geometric element that has position but no extension1
    • a point is defined by its coordinates1
  10. the object of an activity1
    • what is the point of discussing it?1
  11. a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list1
    • the main point on the agenda was taken up first1
  12. a brief version of the essential meaning of something1
    • get to the point1
    • he missed the point of the joke1
    • life has lost its point1
  13. the dot at the left of a decimal fraction1
  14. a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer1
    • the point of the arrow was due north1
  15. a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations1
  16. the precise location of something; a spatially limited location1
    • she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street1
  17. a promontory extending out into a large body of water1
    • they sailed south around the point1
  18. one percent of the total principal of a loan; it is paid at the time the loan is made and is independent of the interest on the loan1
  19. the unit of counting in scoring a game or contest1
    • he scored 20 points in the first half1
    • a touchdown counts 6 points1
  20. a linear unit used to measure the size of type; approximately 1/72 inch1
  21. a style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effect1
  22. any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass1
    • he checked the point on his compass1
  23. a V shape1
    • the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points1
  24. a very small circular shape1
    • a row of points1
  25. a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process1
  26. an instant of time1
    • at that point I had to leave1
  27. repair the joints of bricks1
    • point a chimney1
  28. give a point to1
  29. be a signal for or a symptom of1
    • Her behavior points to a severe neurosis1
  30. indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively1
    • He pointed to the empty parking space1
  31. indicate the presence of (game) by standing and pointing with the muzzle1
    • the dog pointed the dead duck1
  32. intend (something) to move towards a certain goal1
  33. direct into a position for use1
    • point a gun1
  34. be positionable in a specified manner1
    • The gun points with ease1
  35. mark (a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes1
  36. mark with diacritics1
    • point the letter1
  37. mark (Hebrew words) with diacritics1
  38. sail close to the wind1
  39. be oriented1
    • The weather vane points North1
    • the dancers toes pointed outward1
  40. To move a pointer (for example, an arrow) to a particular position on the screen, by using a pointing device such as a mouse or pen.2
  41. A unit of measure referring to the height of a printed character. A point equals 1/72 of an inch, or approximately 1/28 of a centimeter.2
  42. A value that is used in Microsoft Points to enable efficient micropayments and prepaid purchase for cash based consumers (including kids/teens, as well as emerging and developing markets) and provide a mechanism to directly reward loyal customers.2

Related Synonyms for point